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eponym meaning and definition

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Definition of eponym (noun)

  1. the person for whom something is named
    • "Constantine I is the eponym for Constantinople"
  2. the name derived from a person (real or imaginary)
    • "Down's syndrome is an eponym for the English physician John Down"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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